​​Professional Level Benefits

Our members are industry leaders who have an exceptional understanding of how to apply the federal tax code to their clients’ unique situations. As tax laws change, you can rely on NATP to provide you with the updates, alerts and education you need to stay an expert in your profession. The Professional membership level includes a rich selection of benefits to keep you ready for whatever comes your way.

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TAXPRO Weekly newsletter

You can rely on this weekly email newsletter to keep you informed of the most pressing tax law updates, current developments and resources.

Chapter membership

Chapters offer camaraderie, support, education and networking opportunities for members. Participating in your state chapter helps give you what you need to support your clients at the state and local levels. Attending a chapter meeting provides an opportunity to exchange ideas, solve problems and discuss state/local tax issues with people in your area.

Education and books discount

Staying educated and informed is key to giving the best possible service to your clients. Professional level members receive 25% off the nonmember price of most in-person and online courses. The discount is automatically applied at check-out.

AFTR course and exam

Completion of the Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) course and exam is a necessary step in obtaining an Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP) — Record of Completion and it is included with your membership.

An AFSP designation gives you the right to discuss your client's tax information before revenue agents, customer service reps and similar IRS employees, rather than only being able to request information.

EA Part 1 review course

Having the enrolled agent designation means that you’ve demonstrated tax competence and have earned the right to represent all clients regarding federal tax matters. Personalize the pace and direction of your EA exam preparation with Gleim’s review materials. This course includes digital books, test bank of questions and a realistic practice environment. Professional members receive access to the EA Part 1 review course.

Ethics and due diligence webinars

To help members uphold a superior standard of ethics and professional excellence, all members receive a yearly on-demand ethics webinar (2 CPE) and due diligence webinar (2 CPE) to learn the latest requirements and follow Circular 230 standards.

We believe that all taxpayers should be supported by caring and well-educated tax professionals. Members pledge to follow the highest Standards of Professional Conduct and a Code of Ethics.

Business practice education

Running a successful tax office is more than just staying up-to-date on the latest tax changes. You look for ways to add more services, cut costs and increase efficiency. These courses are available for all members to advance their practice.

Tax webinar of choice

By attending our education offerings, members are equipped to provide the highest quality service to their clients. Professional members can choose one live or on-demand, 1 or 2 CPE webinar to attend at no cost per membership year.

TAXPRO Journal exams

Each quarter, the TAXPRO Journal includes an exam for 1 CPE. As a Professional member, you simply register online and pass the short exam related to the articles from the publication to earn your continuing education credit. Up to 4 CPE available per membership year.

TAXPRO Monthly and TAXPRO Journal

Professional members will receive the TAXPRO Monthly and TAXPRO Journal printed publications. These publications explore new developments while offering practical applications of tax laws and procedures. International members will receive digital publications.

Research question

Our research team is available to deliver accurate answers when you need them, so you can spend more time providing the best possible service to your clients. As a Professional member, you receive one research answer each membership year at no cost.

TheTaxBook WebLibrary Plus online research tool

TheTaxBook WebLibrary Plus is the most comprehensive online research tool available to tax professionals. It includes coverage of new legislation, tax organizers and consent/engagement letters. Resources cover individual, corporation and state information. TheTaxBook WebLibrary Plus is available as an add-on for Professional members for only $179. The regular price is $279.

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